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Kahlil Philander

Assistant Professor
Hospitality Business Management




  • PhD (Gaming, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
  • MA (Economics, University of Toronto)
  • BBA (Finance, University of British Columbia)

Kahlil Philander

Dr. Kahlil Philander is an Assistant Professor in the School of Hospitality Business Management. His research interests are in the gambling industry. He holds a Ph.D. in hospitality administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, an MA in economics from the University of Toronto, and a BCom with Honors in finance and economics from the University of British Columbia.

Journal Articles

  • Kahlil Philander Regional impacts of casino availability on gambling problems: Evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey Tourism Management, 2019
  • Kahlil Philander, YunYing Zhong Twitter sentiment analysis: Capturing sentiment from integrated resort tweets International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2016
  • Kahlil Philander, Carola Raab, Orie Berezan Understanding Discount Program Risk in Hospitality: A Monte Carlo Approach Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2016
  • Kahlil Philander, Abarbanel, Brett L. L., Toni Repetti Consumer spending in the gaming industry: evidence of complementary demand in casino and online venues INTERNATIONAL GAMBLING STUDIES, 2015
  • Kahlil Philander Identifying high-risk online gamblers: a comparison of data mining procedures INTERNATIONAL GAMBLING STUDIES, 2014
  • Kahlil Philander Specific or ad valorem? A theory of casino taxation Tourism Economics, 2014
  • Kahlil Philander, Susan Roe The impact of wage rate growth on tourism competitiveness Tourism Economics, 2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Book Chapter Kahlil Philander A normative analysis of gambling tax policy